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Table 1 Theoretical approach categories as described by Nilsen P [17]

From: A scoping review of full-spectrum knowledge translation theories, models, and frameworks

CategoriesDescription
Process modelsSpecify steps in the process of translating research into practice.
Determinant frameworksClasses or domains of determinants that are hypothesized or have been found to influence implementation outcomes.
Classic theoriesDescribe how change occurs without ambitions to actually carry out the change.
Implementation theoriesDeveloped and adapted by researchers for potential use in implementation science to achieve enhanced understanding and explanation of certain aspects of implementation.
Evaluation frameworksProvide a structure for evaluating implementation endeavours.